Biological Insect Control of Herbaceous Perennials

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $600.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1998
Region: Northeast
State: Connecticut
Project Leader:


  • Additional Plants: ornamentals


  • Pest Management: general pest management

    Proposal summary:

    Michael Berecz, will test predatory mites and biorational materials to control fungus gnats and western flower thrips in container production systems. His goal is to reduce pesticide use in ornamental production.

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